Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 429 302
Rank change year-on-year -256 -127 -113
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 527 1263 2189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.71% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 2.38% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 476 1137 1969
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 50929 53003 64619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.17% 29.59% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42324 45756 54927
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -224 164 £47,500 -5.00% 9
North of England -106 142 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Yorkshire -29 84 £50,000 +17.65%
South East -82 80 £47,500 - 3
North West -92 56 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Midlands -81 53 £42,750 +11.04% 5
East of England -48 49 £60,000 +37.14% 6
South West +1 36 £35,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands -56 33 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Midlands -3 20 £43,000 -9.47% 2
North East -13 2 £38,500 -4.94% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 527 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 408 (77.42%) SQL
3 332 (63.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 311 (59.01%) Microsoft
5 230 (43.64%) .NET
6 205 (38.90%) Windows
7 203 (38.52%) C#
8 193 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 185 (35.10%) T-SQL
10 171 (32.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 164 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 146 (27.70%) ASP.NET
13 120 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
15 103 (19.54%) Active Directory
15 103 (19.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 102 (19.35%) Windows Server
16 102 (19.35%) Finance
17 98 (18.60%) MVC
18 93 (17.65%) HTML
19 92 (17.46%) JavaScript
20 91 (17.27%) Visual Studio
20 91 (17.27%) Web Services
21 84 (15.94%) VMware
22 83 (15.75%) Performance Tuning
23 80 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 79 (14.99%) IIS
24 79 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
25 77 (14.61%) CSS
26 75 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (14.99%) IIS
2 71 (13.47%) MS Exchange
3 56 (10.63%) SharePoint
4 35 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (2.28%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.52%) Apache
12 5 (0.95%) SAS
13 4 (0.76%) CMS
13 4 (0.76%) WordPress
14 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.38%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.38%) Sonic ESB
16 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (3.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.57%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.38%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.38%) Softmar
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.19%) Endur
7 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.36%) Office 365
3 19 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.57%) npm
6 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.49%) Firewall
2 48 (9.11%) DNS
3 45 (8.54%) DHCP
4 33 (6.26%) SAN
5 28 (5.31%) WAN
6 27 (5.12%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.74%) VPN
8 21 (3.98%) LAN
9 19 (3.61%) Internet
10 14 (2.66%) VoIP
11 13 (2.47%) VLAN
12 10 (1.90%) MPLS
12 10 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (1.33%) NAS
14 7 (1.33%) WebEx
15 6 (1.14%) Wireless
16 5 (0.95%) DMZ
16 5 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 332 (63.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 193 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 171 (32.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 164 (31.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (19.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 80 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (12.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 62 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (9.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 47 (8.92%) Relational Database
12 44 (8.35%) MySQL
13 30 (5.69%) Oracle Database
14 29 (5.50%) RDBMS
15 24 (4.55%) NoSQL
16 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.47%) MongoDB
17 13 (2.47%) OLAP
17 13 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (2.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (17.27%) Visual Studio
2 63 (11.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (6.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (3.61%) NUnit
5 18 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.28%) Subversion
7 12 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.71%) MSTest
10 8 (1.52%) JIRA
11 7 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.57%) gulp
14 3 (0.57%) jspm
15 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.38%) NuGet
15 2 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
16 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (19.35%) Finance
2 33 (6.26%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.98%) Banking
4 20 (3.80%) Marketing
5 16 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.66%) Electronics
7 11 (2.09%) Advertising
7 11 (2.09%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Law
8 6 (1.14%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.76%) Games
9 4 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (40.99%) Developer
2 98 (18.60%) DBA
3 75 (14.23%) SQL DBA
4 70 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 65 (12.33%) .NET Developer
6 62 (11.76%) Analyst
6 62 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 62 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 48 (9.11%) Administrator
8 45 (8.54%) Support Analyst
9 38 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (6.26%) Applications Support
11 29 (5.50%) Applications Support Analyst
11 29 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 29 (5.50%) SQL Server DBA
12 26 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
12 26 (4.93%) Senior DBA
12 26 (4.93%) Software Developer
12 26 (4.93%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (43.64%) .NET
2 146 (27.70%) ASP.NET
3 93 (17.65%) HTML
4 91 (17.27%) Web Services
5 79 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (14.61%) CSS
7 75 (14.23%) .NET Framework
8 55 (10.44%) jQuery
9 53 (10.06%) AngularJS
9 53 (10.06%) WCF
10 36 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 34 (6.45%) XML
12 30 (5.69%) SOAP
13 27 (5.12%) HTML5
14 26 (4.93%) Ajax
15 22 (4.17%) Entity Framework
16 21 (3.98%) WPF
17 16 (3.04%) RESTful
17 16 (3.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.11%) Clustering
2 43 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.64%) Replication
4 25 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.90%) Fintech
10 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.14%) W3C
11 5 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.76%) Animation
12 4 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.38%) EMC VMAX
14 2 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.38%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.38%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 205 (38.90%) Windows
2 102 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 70 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (7.21%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.07%) Linux
8 28 (5.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (3.61%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.42%) Windows 10
11 17 (3.23%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.14%) Unix
13 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (18.60%) MVC
4 83 (15.75%) Performance Tuning
5 72 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 70 (13.28%) High Availability
7 69 (13.09%) ETL
8 62 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 60 (11.39%) ITIL
10 53 (10.06%) OO
11 47 (8.92%) Scrum
12 46 (8.73%) TDD
13 41 (7.78%) SDLC
14 32 (6.07%) Project Management
15 28 (5.31%) Data Modelling
16 26 (4.93%) Line Management
17 25 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (4.74%) DevOps
18 23 (4.36%) Software Engineering
19 22 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 408 (77.42%) SQL
2 203 (38.52%) C#
3 185 (35.10%) T-SQL
4 92 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 60 (11.39%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.17%) VB
6 22 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 17 (3.23%) Java
8 11 (2.09%) Perl
9 10 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.90%) VBScript
10 9 (1.71%) C
11 6 (1.14%) PHP
11 6 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.14%) VB6
11 6 (1.14%) XPath
12 5 (0.95%) VBA
13 4 (0.76%) C++
14 3 (0.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 3 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (11.39%) Degree
3 34 (6.45%) MCSE
4 25 (4.74%) CCNA
4 25 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.61%) MCITP
5 19 (3.61%) MCSA
6 18 (3.42%) MCTS
7 16 (3.04%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.47%) MCDBA
10 7 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.14%) MCP
12 5 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.76%) MCPD
14 3 (0.57%) CCA
14 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.26%) SLA
2 14 (2.66%) QA
3 12 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.09%) GDPR
4 11 (2.09%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.14%) SEPA
6 3 (0.57%) GAMP
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 103 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 75 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.59%) XenApp
4 28 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (2.28%) XenServer
8 10 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.71%) KVM
10 8 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.52%) vSphere
11 6 (1.14%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.95%) Firmware
13 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.76%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (5.31%) SCCM
2 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 17 (3.23%) SCOM
4 15 (2.85%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.90%) Perfmon
6 9 (1.71%) vCenter Server
6 9 (1.71%) WSUS
7 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.52%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.33%) DameWare
8 7 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.14%) Data Guard
9 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.76%) Ansible
10 4 (0.76%) Control-M
10 4 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 311 (59.01%) Microsoft
2 84 (15.94%) VMware
3 72 (13.66%) Oracle
4 48 (9.11%) Citrix
5 35 (6.64%) Cisco
6 24 (4.55%) Cognos
7 23 (4.36%) HP
8 20 (3.80%) SAP
9 18 (3.42%) McAfee
10 16 (3.04%) EMC
11 13 (2.47%) Veeam
12 10 (1.90%) CommVault
12 10 (1.90%) IBM
12 10 (1.90%) NetApp
12 10 (1.90%) Symantec
13 8 (1.52%) F5
13 8 (1.52%) Google
13 8 (1.52%) Meraki
13 8 (1.52%) Sophos
14 7 (1.33%) Teradata